STERLING, VA. - Nancy R. Lohman, CCFE, regional director of funeral service operations for StoneMor Partners LP, including Lohman Funeral Homes, Cemeteries and Cremation in the Daytona Beach, Florida area, was elected president of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association during its 2013 Annual Convention & Exposition, April 10-13, in Tampa, Florida.
Lohman and her family were formerly the largest private owner of funeral homes and cemeteries in Florida, Lohman Funeral Homes, Cemeteries and Cremation, which they recently transitioned to Stonemor Partners LP upon her husband’s retirement. She found that her background in hospitality management at Hyatt Hotels and her marketing experience with Eastman Kodak is what helped her prepare for the career in the funeral profession.
Lohman served two terms as ICCFA vice president, membership and marketing, and two terms as ICCFA vice president, education. She has served three years as dean of the ICCFA University College of Leadership, Management & Administration, and she was program chair for the ICCFA 2010 Annual Convention & Exposition.
Lohman is a past president of the Southern Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association and has served on the board of directors for the Florida Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association. She served two years as the president of the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce and two years as the president of the Ormond Beach Historical Society. She is a member of the Halifax Civic League, and serves on the Florida Hospital Advisory Board and the Council on Aging Living Gifts Foundation Board, and is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ormond Beach.
Lohman recently was recognized as the “Woman of the Year” by the Executive Women’s Council of Daytona Beach and was named one of the most influential women in business in Volusia County.
A graduate and 1981 homecoming queen of Ohio State University, she is a licensed funeral director and holds the Certified Cemetery Funeral Executive designation in recognition of her extensive management experience within the profession.
Founded in 1887, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association is the only international trade association representing all segments of the cemetery, cremation, funeral and memorialization industry. Its membership is composed of more than 7,500 cemeteries, funeral homes, crematories, memorial designers and related businesses worldwide.
Posted May 1, 2013